AAPI urges physicians to register for 17th Global Healthcare Summit 2024 in India

Dr. Anjana Samadder, president of aAPI, speaking at a Delhi press meet January 9, 2023). PHOTO: courtesy AAPI

The President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Dr. Anjana Samadder, announced in Chicago Sept. 11, 2023, that registration spaces are filling up fast for AAPI’s 17th annual Global Healthcare Summit 2024, which is scheduled to be held at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi, from January 1-3rd and at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Mahe in Karnataka, from January Jan. 4-6, 2024.

Dr. Sampat Shivangi, chair of GHS 2024 said, “Future of Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence” will be the theme for the GHS 2024. AAPI is collaborating with Kasturba Medical College, the Indian Medical Association, and the Government of the State of Karnataka, to organize the convention.

Latest Advances, CME, ELS, Discussions on Research Methodology, and Scientific Writing by Academic Experts will be part of the summit.

Several prominent physicians and academicians have accepted to be keynote speakers, a press release from AAPI said.

Apart from making quality healthcare affordable and accessible to all the people of India, GHS 2024 will also focus on promoting technology including artificial intelligence in healthcare, Dr. Lokesh Edara, chair of AAPI BOT said.

The focus this year will be on Mental Health, Infant and Maternal Mortality as well as Medical Jeopardy and Research Poster presentations by medical students. In addition, there will be panel discussions by International Medical Education experts and National Medical Council Board officials and mentoring of Young Professionals.

The CEO forum will focus on Equity, Ethics, and Physician Burnout issues. The Women’s Forum will deliberate on Gender Bias and Leadership. Dr. Manoj Jain, Chair of CETI – Collaboration to Eliminate TB in India supported by CDC and USAID, will discuss their ongoing long-term TB Elimination Projects in India.

Other activities will include CPR Training for Police personnel; a Walkathon on combating mental health stigma and prevention of Childhood Obesity, and several other initiatives will be announced, including treatment modalities for non-communicable medical diseases.

According to Dr. Anupam Seibel, GHS chair – New Delhi, the Summit expects about 400 delegates from around the world. Lt. Gen. Dr. M.D. Venkatesh, co-chair of GHS, noted that many of the attendees are recognized specialists in their fields and occupy important position.

AAPI GHS offers an opportunity to meet directly with these physicians who are leaders in their fields and play an integral part in the decision-making process regarding new products and services,” Dr. Satheesh Kathula, president-elect of AAPI said.

Other executives of AAPI commented on different aspects of the upcoming Summit and its goals of bringing the best and the brightest to the meetings. Among those who dwelt on various aspects of the upcoming Summet were GHS Convenor – USA, Dr. Subramanya Bhatt; Dr. Rohit Singh, GHS convenor-India; CME Chair-USA Dr. Banbwal Suresh Balinga, CME Chair-India Dr. Padmaraj Hegde; and GHS Scientific Chair Dr. Rajendran Alappan.

Dr. Amit Chakrabarty, vice president, commented on the learning opportunities and collaborative relationships that have enabled AAPI and participating organizations to plan and prepare for the event.

Dr. Sumul Raval, secretary, said the Summit was aimed at exploring possibilities for greater collaboration and cooperation between the physicians and health care providers in India with those of Indian origin and major health-care providers abroad.

Dr. Sreeni Gangasani, treasurer, noted how the Summit had harnessed the power of Indian doctors worldwide, and how the platform has evolved with the support of prominent global and Indian medical associations, to deliver better healthcare in both US and India.
Dr. Sampath Shivangi pointed out how AAPI is collaborating with senior leaders from leading healthcare institutions and organizations, both private and public, with the ultimate goal of providing accessible and affordable high-quality healthcare to all people of India.

The Global Healthcare Summit has come a long way from the first Indo-US Healthcare Summit launched by AAPI USA in 2007, organizers noted, adding that strategic alliances have been developed with various organizations.

Dr. Samadder said, AAPI is hopeful that several international healthcare industry partners are looking for opportunities to participate at this event for greater collaboration on Research & Development and philanthropic engagements.  She thanked all the AAPI executives and members for their hard work.

For more details, visit: www.aapiusa.org/.  To register for the Global Healthcare Summit 2023, visit: https://summit.aapiusa.org



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